Steel pipe stacking machine, also called stackers, are the most important lifting and transportation equipment in a three-dimensional warehouse and a symbol that represents the characteristics of a three-dimensional warehouse.
The main function of the stacking crane is to move back and forth in the aisle of the three-dimensional warehouse, store the goods at the entrance of the roadway into the compartment of the shelf, or take out the goods in the compartment and transport it to the entrance of the roadway.
The early stacker cranes hung a mast (column) on the lifting trolley of the bridge crane, and used the up and down movement of the fork on the column and the rotation of the column to carry goods, usually called the bridge stacker. Roadway stackers appeared in the United States around 1960. This stacker uses ground rails to prevent tipping. Since then, with the development of computer control technology and automated three-dimensional warehouses, stackers have become more and more widely used, with better technical performance and higher heights. Today, the height of the stacker can reach 40 meters. In fact, if it is not restricted by warehouse construction and cost, the height of the stacker can be higher.
What is strapping?
Strapping is the process of applying a steel or plastic strap around a product or pallet to bundle, reinforce, or attach it to something. This is done using a strapping machine (banding machine) such as steel belt strapping machine or strapping tool. Strapping machines can be divided into semi-automatic strapping machines, (fully) automatic strapping machines and pallet strapping machines. Strapping tools can be divided into hand strapping tools and battery & pneumatic strapping tools.
In today’s manufacturing facilities, typically half of production hours rely on the use of manual or physical labor. Reducing your dependency on manual work through automation has the potential to increase your revenue and efficiency. It speeds up repetitive tasks and allows your workers to focus on other things. If you want to optimize your use of equipment, consider which processes are most apt for automation.
Your machines should speed up labor-intensive processes without high maintenance and energy costs. Investing in a high-quality strapping system is one of the best automation decisions you can make because it offers many benefits. Here are seven ways steel stacking and strapping machine line will improve your efficient:
1. Greater Efficiency
Another benefit of our technology is that it can handle varying strapping tensile strengths and load sizes. Some bundles, such as soft cloth or thin stacks of paper, need a looser band to prevent damage to the machine product. Others, like heavy pallets and boxes ready for shipping, need a tighter, heavier duty strap to keep items in place. The system can handle all these jobs on the same machine. All you have to do is set the tension required.
Furthermore, many facilities need reliable strapping for different sized packages. Our strapping systems self-calibrates to the size of the bundle or load passing through. By tracking the parameters, it automatically cuts the amount of strap needed to secure it. You can send items of varying sizes through the conveyor without having to adjust the settings.